Where the streame runneth smoothest, the water is deepest.
John Lyly (1554 - 1606)
Source: Euphues and his England, page 287.
Contributed by: Zaady
Instruments sound sweetest when they are touched softest.
Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame.
The finest edge is made with the blunt whetstone.
Source: Euphues, 1579 (Arber's reprint), Page 47.
Maydens, be they never so foolyshe, yet beeing fayre they are commonly fortunate.
Source: Euphues and his England, page 279.
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
All men [are] of one metal, but not in one mold.
In misery it is great comfort to have a companion.
Source: Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit (1579)
Night has a thousand eyes.
I mean not to run with the Hare and holde with the Hounde.
Source: Euphues, 1579 (Arber's reprint), Page 107.
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